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Safflower

Eight selections of safflowers, Carthamus tinctorius. The seeds are pressed for safflower oil, and once was used to make red-orange dyes, and food flavorings. Garlands made from safflowers were found in the tomb of the pharaoh Tutankhamun!
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Safflower Blossom with a bee
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Safflower Blossom with bee
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Safflowers with faces! Pareidolia – seeing faces in objects.
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Safflower Blossom
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Safflower Blossom
© Photographer: Michelle K Wood | Agency: Dreamstime.com
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Safflower Blossom
© Photographer: Michelle K Wood | Agency: Dreamstime.com
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Safflower Blossom
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Safflower blossoms
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Safflower Blossom
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Safflower Blossom
© Photographer: Michelle K Wood | Agency: Dreamstime.com
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Safflower Blossom
© Photographer: Michelle K Wood | Agency: Dreamstime.com
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